Lucky Pillow

I needed to change out my President’s Day pillow and update it with the current season/holiday.   So I started playing around with my Silhouette machine and cut out some fabric to create a St. Patty’s Day pillow. It also happens to be National Craft Month so it certainly fitting to get crafting! 


Silhouette machine
Heat N Bond Ultra Hold
Green & White Damask Fabric
Button penny (see President’s Day pillow for penny how-to)
Canvas or Dropcloths
12” x 16” pillow form
Ironing Board


1.   I found a four leaf clover image online and converted it to cut out on my Silhouette machine. Using the CAC Pinafore font from I typed out the word “lucky.”


2.   I ironed on the Heat N Bond Ultrahold onto the back of my fabric.   Then I removed the backing and adhered it to my heavy carrier sheet.

3. I cut it out with my pink cap on a 33 thickness and a speed of 3 with a double cut.   It worked okay but I did have to trim it a little.  

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4.   I ironed that onto my canvas fabric.   I thought adding a little lucky penny was a cute embellishment.

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5.   I just made an easy fold over enclosure on the back.

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Check out some more canvas drop cloth pillows here…


Left to right: Christmas Subway Art PillowChalkboard Fabric Silhouette PillowsLucky Pillow with Domed Penny ButtonPottery Barn Nest Knock Off PillowPresidents Day Canvas PillowDefinition of Adventure PillowChristmas Glitter Ornament PillowHome Sweet Home Pillow


This is a repost from March 2011. If you purchase through an affiliate link, I will make a small commission at no additional cost to you.  Thank you for supporting my craft habit.